Category Archives: Mavericks

Five Key Takeaways from Week 1 of the 2019-2020 NBA Season

NBA Basketball is BACK! After what felt like much longer than it was, the 3-month wait since July’s insane free agency is finally over, and the 2019-2020 NBA season is here. The season that many expect to be one of the greatest ever has had quite the start… Ben Simmons hit a three. Kendrick Nunn is leading the Rookie of

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LEAGUE ALERTS Week 1 NBA Power Rankings

Bucks Clippers Nuggets Lakers 76ers Rockets Jazz Trailblazers Warriors Nets  Celtics Spurs Raptors Pistons Maverick Pacers  Heat Kings Magic Thunder Hawks Pelicans Bulls Timberwolves Knicks Suns Grizzlies Wizards Cavs Hornets

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Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 2)

Denver Nuggets Western Conference Finals The Denver Nuggets came within just minutes of a Western Conference Finals appearance this past postseason, falling to the Portland Trailblazers 100-96 in a second-round game 7. For a Denver team with an average age of just 24.4 and led by 24 year old Nikola Jokic, their 54-win season came as a surprise to many.

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5 Players You Forgot About Who Could Bounce Back From Injury

Every year, we see plenty of horrendous injuries. Sadly this is the baggage that comes with being a professional basketball player. Quite often, injuries can keep players out of the lineup for multiple seasons or a full year. Today, I want to shine some light on those players, who’ve suffered injury in the recent course of the year. These players

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Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 1 of 2)

Atlanta Hawks Underrated Young Core This past season Atlanta surprised a lot of people, and it was not because of their ability to win games. Throughout their 29-win season, the Hawks proved to have one of the most talented young cores in the association, which came as a shock to many. Obviously Rookie of the Year runner-up Trae Young is

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5 Underrated Point Guards in the NBA

Honorable Mention : Jalen Brunson Jalen Brunson flew under the radar in his rookie season due to the massive amount of hype surrounding rookie sensation, Luka Dončić. He started 38 games for Dallas last season (his role increased after Dennis Smith Jr’s, involvement in the Kristaps Porzingis trade). He averaged 9.3 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 3.2 assists in his 20.8

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Each NBA Team’s All Time Starting 5 : Southwest Division

Rules for these Selections: Players will be placed into positions according to where they played while they were in the NBA. They must have played at least 2 seasons in a position with that team to be considered for a position. Example, players like Kareem and Hakeem will not be placed in the power forward slot just so they can

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1 Breakout Candidate from Every Team

We sure do love a good breakthrough story. There are so many young potential filled players who are due to break out onto the scene of eliteness. Today, we’ll highlight a few players (one from each team that is) that could experience a breakthrough season this upcoming season! Atlanta Hawks – Kevin Huerter Huerter was one of the surprises in

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Best Free Agents who still need a team!

The first wave of free agents have made their commitments. While this free agency has certainly been shocking and wild, there’s still many free agents who need a team this upcoming season. Here’s some of the top free agents who need a team, and where they could be going… Kawhi Leonard Shocker, despite many rumors and speculations, it seems like

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2019 NBA Mock Draft w/Trades

1.) New Orleans Pelicans – Zion Williamson PF Duke – Freshman – 6’7 – 285 LBS The clear cut number one overall pick. He’s a generational athlete, and he has the potential to be a perennial all-star in the NBA. He’s slightly undersized for the position he’s being drafted at, but with a 6’10 wingspan and vertical leap of more

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Way Too Early Power Rankings for the 2019-2020 Season

With the 2018-2019 season over, it’s time to start thinking about next year. So today, I’ll be setting my own power rankings including brief descriptions for every team. Let’s get started Western Conference Golden State Warriors The Warriors are the team to beat, despite recent advancements in the West, Curry and the Warriors will continue to be a threat, with

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Most Improved and Un-Improved Teams for Next Season

Today I will be highlighting 3 teams I believe will break through next season, and 3 teams that will fall big time. This will be based on drafting, free agency predictions, as well as overall growth of existing players on the roster. Most Improved Phoenix Suns Phoenix has been waiting for a breakout season for some time now. Despite adding

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Top 100 NBA Players This Season

                As the season draws to a conclusion, I have decided to reflect on the rankings bleacher report provided us at the beginning of the season for the top 100 players. Noticing this list was very outdated, I decided, it’s time for a new, updated list. So allow me to introduce to you, the NBA Alerts Official Top 100 Players

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How Jason Kidd, Steve Nash became first Hall of Fame inductees with significant Mavs ties

Unlike baseball hall of famers, inductees to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame aren’t enshrined representing a specific pro team. This largely is because the Naismith Hall encompasses all levels of basketball, so careers are assessed on body of work. Jason Kidd, however, assures us that when he is enshrined Friday night as part of the Naismith Hall’s 13-member

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